December 29, 2011 Subject:
The Case of the Perfect Husband (Sherlock Holmes)
Season 1, episode 27.
OPriginal air date: 2 May 1955.
Cast: Ronald Howard (Sherlock Holmes), H. Marion Crawford (Dr. John H. Watson), Archie Duncan (Inspector Lestrade), Michael Gough (Mr. Russel Partridghe), Kenneth Richards (Sgt. Wilkins) and Mary Sinclair (Mrs. Janet Partridge).
This episode opens at the ending of a dinner party. Two men in suceession bid their hosts a farerwell; the first is not called by name but is credited as Herbert; the second is referred to as John, and his also credited. In order, these men were Richard Watts Jr. and Thomas Quinn Curtiss, both renowned critics. Before the Second World War, Mr. Watts served in this capacity, at the `New York Herald Tribune` and after the war at the `New York Post`. Thomas Quinn Curtiss was a world respected writer, and critic of film and theater.